The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday issued a circular to students on COVID-appropriate behaviour amid a surge in coronavirus circumstances within the nationwide capital and the varsity.
While advising students to depart for his or her native places so as to keep protected, the circular additionally mentioned that if any individual is discovered violating these measures, they are going to be liable to be proceeded in opposition to as per the provisions of the Disaster Management Act and different authorized provisions.
It mentioned the hostel-level COVID Response Committee, comprising wardens and students representatives, at every hostel ought to actively work to take care of the COVID-19 pandemic scenario on the hostel degree.
“If hostel employees, warden and their members of the family, or students, are examined COVID optimistic or underneath residence isolation/quarantine, they have to inform with supporting doc instantly to the hostel administration/safety.
“The movement of COVID-19 positive patients or those having similar symptoms and waiting for their test results, is strictly prohibited and they are instructed to adhere to COVID-appropriate behaviour,” it mentioned.
The circular prohibited mass gathering, any congregation within the hostel premises together with strolling, working and jogging within the stadium. It additionally mentioned that motion from one hostel to one other is strictly prohibited.
“Utmost care should be taken in the hostel messes. Health should be the top priority for all of us, particularly in the face of the highly infectious virus with evolving mutants. Therefore, social distancing guidelines i.e. maintain a minimum distance of six feet shall be adhered to. The hostel administration may stagger the timing or take appropriate measures as deems fit,” the circular mentioned.
The varsity mentioned sporting a face masks is necessary within the hostel premises and authorised the hostel administration to take an image if anybody is discovered not sporting a masks and to impose an acceptable high-quality and/or take disciplinary motion on this regard.
“The hostel residents are strongly discouraged from going out of the hostel/campus or to school/centre unless it is absolutely essential,” it mentioned.
The circular additionally directed the safety department of the college to ask safety guards deputed at every hostel gate to verify the temperature of commuters on the entrance and report to hostel administration if the temperature of any commuter is increased than the prescribed marks.
“The security branch shall also adequately inform and sensitise the guards about the COVID guidelines,” the circular mentioned.